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  • Missile Shields Forging International Relations
    by Richard Basas on May 16, 2019 at 3:28 pm

    A historical overview of the development of anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems comes from the belief that the United States and its allies might have attempted to repeat the terror of German forces on the Soviet people during the Second World War and launch a strike on Moscow and the Soviet Union. The Cold War development […] The post Missile Shields Forging International Relations appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Base of American Identity, Complexities for American Conduct
    by George Paik on May 15, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    What Exactly Does It Stand For? Foreign policy, a nation’s collective conduct, best attains its interests if it correlates means to ends. To make the correlation, even to know its ends, a nation needs to know its identity. Attaining this knowledge raises great complexities. On May 8, a panel at the American Enterprise Institute on […] The post Base of American Identity, Complexities for American Conduct appeared first on Foreign […]

  • Hindu human rights activist burned to death in prison toilette
    by Rachel Avraham on May 14, 2019 at 5:10 pm

    Palash Chandra Roy, a Hindu rights activist and leader, went to the bathroom, had petrol thrown on him and was set on fire.  He later on died of his injuries.    According to the World Hindu Struggle Committee, Hindu human rights activist and leader Palash Chandra Roy was murdered while being imprisoned in Panchagargh.   His family […] The post Hindu human rights activist burned to death in prison toilette […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on May 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    http://www.quiz-maker.com/Q304X42 The post Foreign Affairs Quiz appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Corruption Almost Never Disappears
    by Richard Basas on May 3, 2019 at 5:14 pm

    Since the Americas became home to millions of refugees from Venezuela over the last year, a great deal of attention has been given to the situation in the country. With a new government in waiting declaring their legitimacy and international condemnation of the Maduro government, little has changed however in Venezuela or for Venezuelans. Maduro’s […] The post Corruption Almost Never Disappears appeared first on Foreign Policy […]

  • Sri Lanka bombings and the rise of ISIS in Asia
    by Rachel Avraham on May 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    After I reported that ISIS is starting to move its forces to Africa and Asia following the destruction of the Caliphate, the Sri Lanka bombings occurred.   Across Asia, ISIS is on the ascent.  How should American policy makers respond?   Last week, as Christians across the globe were celebrating Easter and Jews throughout the world were […] The post Sri Lanka bombings and the rise of ISIS in Asia appeared first […]

  • What Future For U.S. Diplomacy?
    by George Paik on May 1, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    On April 18, Foreign Affairs released an article by former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, or “P”, William Burns, on how to save the Department of State.  That evening, the Foreign Policy Association hosted a lecture by his predecessor as “P”, Nicholas Burns entitled “The State of the Department of State.”  The Burnses are unrelated except by […] The post What […]

  • Russian education improves in rankings, but gets more politicized
    by Dmitriy Frolovskiy on April 30, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    Although education in Russia remains a politicized area that is  subjected tocovert and never-ending ideological skirmishes, some state policies turned out to be efficient. The stable rate of improvements throughout international rankings, however, might not stay for long, as the sphere still requires drastic reforms that are not coming at any time soon. According to […] The post Russian education improves in rankings, but gets more […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on April 29, 2019 at 3:01 pm

    https://www.quiz-maker.com/Q3J6XOG The post Foreign Affairs Quiz appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Op-Ed: Unreality in Thinking about the Unthinkable
    by FPA Administrator on April 23, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    In a recent Wall Street Journal article, George Schultz, William Perry and Sam Nunn argued for “a world without nuclear weapons, [as] dangers continue to mount.” Lamenting “a dangerous policy paralysis” among the US, its allies and Russia, they write that the road to denuclearization is through “re-engagement” with Russia, a “joint declaration,” and “dialogue,” […] The post […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on April 22, 2019 at 2:52 pm

    https://www.quiz-maker.com/QBXU988 The post Foreign Affairs Quiz appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Op-Ed: The repression of Bangladesh’s indigenous culture
    by Rachel Avraham on April 19, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    Shipan Kumer Basu, President of the World Hindu Struggle Committee, calls for the end of the repression of Hindu and other minority cultures within Bangladesh.   The Bengal region, which is located in a certain region of India and Bangladesh today, used to be entirely part of India until the area was divided politically by the […] The post Op-Ed: The repression of Bangladesh’s indigenous culture appeared first on Foreign […]

  • Quick Takeaways from the Latest Border “Crisis”
    by Scott Monje on April 16, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    A Border Patrol agent guards detainees at a holding facility near the border. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) The southern border has been in the news again, and once again the Trump administration in speaking in terms of crisis. The number of migrant families arriving from Central America has spiked in the early months […] The post Quick Takeaways from the Latest Border “Crisis” appeared first on Foreign Policy […]

  • Foreign Policy Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on April 15, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    http://www.quiz-maker.com/QJLE189 The post Foreign Policy Quiz appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • When Wings Fail and Accountability Follows
    by Richard Basas on April 12, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    One of the first jetliners after the Second World War was the British made Comet. It was a symbol of the post war era, and a new way of seeing the world after the Blitz and over a decade of an economy that focused purely on need as opposed to any sort of luxury. The […] The post When Wings Fail and Accountability Follows appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

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